Articles by Nicholas You

About Nicholas You

Nicholas You serves as the chairman of the UN World Urban Campaign Steering Committee, the Assurance Group for Urban Infrastructure of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Urban Strategy Council of GDF Suez. He regularly advises governments, cities and leading technology companies on sustainable urban development policies and low-carbon strategies worldwide.

Urban innovation and governance – emerging trends and priorities of 21st century cities

In late 2012 I had the honour to serve as co-Chair of the Technical Committee that reviewed some 250 initiatives that had been submitted for the first Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation and, subsequently, to represent the Technical Committee on the Jury. This two...